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ROCKINGHAM — Sheriff James Clemmons on Friday presented a $1,550 check to BackPack Pals to help with the organization’s continuing efforts to keep kids in Richmond County fed.

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ROCKINGHAM — The United Way of Richmond County is scaling down for this year’s annual Day of Caring.

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HAMLET — A Richmond County charity has received another recent donation from a local corporation.

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HAMLET — Wondering where your next meal is coming from is not a concern a child should have and if the BackPack Pals of Richmond County continue to have funding, no local school-age children will have that concern.  

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Wednesday, 23 January 2019 20:28

Pee Dee Electric awards grant to Backpack Pals

WADESBORO — Helping Hands/Backpack Pals of Richmond County recently received a Pee Dee Electric Care to Share grant for a new forklift. The Care to Share program allows members to round their monthly bill up to the nearest dollar amount. In 2018 alone, members donated more than $100,000 that went to local nonprofits across our seven county service area. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Police say no gun was found at Rockingham Middle School after an alleged threat was made from one student to another on social media. Read more

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HAMLET — Cpt. Steven Blakley of the Hoke County Sheriff’s Department said he went into law enforcement because he wanted to help people.  Read more

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RALEIGH — An employee of the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services who was fired for not getting a COVID vaccine is speaking out. Read more

No. 9 Raiders roll past Southe…

ROCKINGHAM — Taking their first step in the “right direction” in trying to win the Sandhills Athletic Conference title, the Richmond Raiders eased past Southern Lee High School in their... Read more

Transition defense key for Lad…

ROCKINGHAM — Using another dominant performance as a unit, the Richmond Senior High School girls’ basketball team extended its winning streak to three games on Tuesday. Read more

Richmond County commissioners …

ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Board of Commissioners could start the new year off with a change to a potentially problematic policy. Read more

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